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Chalcocite in Calcite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Chalcocite in Calcite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

Chalcocite in Calcite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

Chalcocite in Calcite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

Chalcocite in Calcite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

Chalcocite in Calcite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 76547
Mineral:Chalcocite in Calcite
Locality:Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Rich specimen of gray-metallic chalcocite crystals embedded in pale-yellow calcite. The chalcocite crystals are striated prismatic form with pointed terminations and have a sooty luster due to surface alteration. Chalcocite specimens are rare from NJ. Ex. C. O'Neill collection in 1998
Overall Size:25x18x16 mm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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